Virbac in New Zealand
Shaping the future of animal health in New Zealand.
Virbac New Zealand is an independent pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor that offers New Zealand veterinarians, farmers and pet owners a comprehensive and practical range of products and services, covering a majority of species and pathologies, including antibiotics, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, and much more.
From humble beginnings in 1993, today Virbac New Zealand has grown to be the No. 5 animal health company in New Zealand based on turnover, and employs 70 Kiwis in sales, marketing, finance, operations, quality, and research development and licensing, all of whom are based out of our sterile/GMP accredited manufacturing facility, distribution centre and office in Hamilton.
The Virbac New Zealand team is proudly lead by General Manager, Fraser Hodgson. Fraser has held numerous positions in the animal health industry, both locally and abroad, most recently as the divisional director for Virbac in Ireland and the UK. Growing up on a Sheep and Beef farm in the Manawatu, New Zealand is home for Fraser, having returned here in early 2018.
In 2018, Virbac Group celebrated its 50th anniversary, and coincidently, Virbac New Zealand celebrated its 25th anniversary. We look forward to continuing the journey started back in 1968 by our founders, Dr. Pierre-Richard Dick and Dr. Max Rombi, by delivering the New Zealand animal health industry another 50 years of innovative solutions.